For more free lessons and resources go to

http://www.reacheverychild.com

The International Polar Year

Home pages

http://www.ipy.gov/

http://www.ipy.noaa.gov/education/lessons.html

http://www.ipy.noaa.gov/education/websites.html

Nice link site

http://www.us-ipy.gov/ExploreLearn/tabid/56/currentpage/2/Default.aspx

National Science Foundation

Free email updates about polar related funding, lessons, and more. Takes a while to navigate.

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108984

Links and lessons for elementary teachers

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Polar_Regions/

NASA Lesson all grade levels

http://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov/IPY_lessons.html

Gander Academy’s Polar Bear Links

http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/pb_activity.htm

Cool Artic Doctor Stress Test

http://www.netcore.ca/~gibsonjs/g0e6-1d.htm

Interesting Antartica lesson plan

Quite elaborate

http://www.coolantarctica.com/schools/lesson_plans/antarctica_project_lesson_plan.htm

Snow and ice lessons

http://ku-prism.org/resources/polar/icelessons.html

Elementary Polar Bear themes

http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/bearspolar.htm

The importance of the Artic

http://www.environmenttimes.net/edition.cfm?classID=2&groupID=2

Animal Habitats: The Polar Regions

Nice unit of study with good printouts

http://www.everythingesl.net/lessons/habitats.php

Environmental issues

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/05/g912/polarregions.html

Global Warming Basics

http://www.nrdc.org/globalWarming/f101.asp

Global warming and the polar regions

http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/qthinice.asp

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1176980,00.html

http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/antarctica2.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/01/0125_020125_antarcticaclimate.html

Global warming and polar ice melting

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/04/0420_040420_earthday.html

Tips on preventing global warming

http://www.earth911.org/master.asp?s=lib&a=globalwarming/iprevent.asp

Martian Polar Lessons

For those students who want to go beyond

http://btc.montana.edu/CERES/html/Polar/polar1.htm

Links to world organizations dealing with polar issues

http://classic.ipy.org/links/

Polar webcams

http://www.webcamworld.com/directory/Polar_Regions/

http://www.polarwebcam.com/

http://www.gm0hcq.com/webcam.htm

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